Depression is a clinically diagnosed mental illness which affects at
least 300 million people worldwide, according to the World Health
Organization. A media report citing the Philippine Psychiatric
Association estimated that one in five adult Filipinos have mental
Some symptoms of depressive disorder, as listed by the
Department of Health, are excessive guilt or feelings of worthlessness;
diminished ability to concentrate, or indecisiveness; significant weight
loss or weight gain; lack of sleep or oversleep; fatigue or loss of
energy; psychomotor agitation and slowness; and recurrent thoughts of
deaths or suicide.
Anxiety and Depression is no laughing matter.
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